Candidates must have a minimum of five years of previous multi-unit restaurant experience, or have an operational partner that does.
Candidates must have the ability to develop a minimum of three (3) restaurants in the proposed development territory.
We offer a twenty year term with two ten year renewals.
A minimum net worth of $2.5M and liquidity of $1.5M. These requirements are minimums and may be higher in certain markets.
Our Franchise Award Process is thorough and intended to ensure that we select the most qualified candidates for the Hooters system, and that we are providing you all the appropriate information to ensure the Hooters franchise opportunity is the right one for you. Please contact us at 770-951-2040 if we may assist you at any step along the way.
Once you submit the Online Request form, a member of our Franchising Team will contact you to discuss your interest, answer your initial questions and lay the foundation to get started. We will also provide you with more detailed information about the system, costs and benefits. After initial conversations, you will receive an application form which provides us with more detailed information about you and any partners that you may have.
The completion of this form imposes no obligation on your part or that of Hooters of America, LLC. It simply indicates your level of interest and helps us to facilitate meaningful communication.
Once we receive your completed application for a franchise the Market Development Director for the region will contact you for an in-depth discussion about the Hooters franchising opportunity. Following completion of this one on one discussion, the Market Development Director may request that you complete additional forms, provide additional documentation, and submit the franchise application fee so that we can continue your awarding process timely.
After learning more about the Hooters opportunity and systems, we strongly encourage you to reach out and have conversations with some of our existing franchisees to learn and discover more about our concept, our franchise support provided, and the key elements that drive success for our franchisees.
Once we have learned a great deal more about one another, we will invite you to our Corporate Headquarters for Hooters Discovery Day. This will be great opportunity for you to learn even more about the Hooters system and meet department leaders for Operations, Marketing, Franchise Development, Construction and Design, Legal and Finance.
After you have received all of the information you need to make a solid business decision and we receive all of the information we need from you in our franchise qualification process, your request to franchise will be reviewed for approval by our Franchise Review Board. Upon approval, you will be ready to sign your Franchise or Development Agreement and get started on your new endeavor!
The entire process, from our first conversation to the awarding and document execution of the franchise should take approximately 90 days.
If you're interested in a Hooters franchise, please call 770-951-2040 or fill out the form.Online Request Form
Hooters restaurant design is appealing to a broad range of customers. The design offers more contemporary seating and interior finishes as well as a stronger focus on the bar and television experience, all while maintaining that fun, exciting atmosphere where customers can get a great meal and enjoy a beer while watching their favorite sporting event.
Hooters are very adaptable to a variety of location types, in many different markets. Here are some key real estate metrics for domestic locations (international metrics may vary):
Hooters restaurant development costs consist of three (3) main elements: